See also: Bensin and bensín

Bislama

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Etymology

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Cognate to Tok Pisin bensin (petrol). According to Terry Crowley, this term entered Bislama before 1885, either from German Benzin, or from English benzene, as the meaning of that term was not as narrow or technical in the nineteenth century as it is today.[1]

Noun

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bensin

  1. gasoline, petrol

References

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  1. ^ Terry Crowley, Beach-la-Mar to Bislama: the emergence of a national language in Vanuatu (1990), page 137.

Faroese

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Pronunciation

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bensin n (genitive singular bensins, uncountable)

  1. gasoline, petrol

Declension

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Declension of bensin (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative bensin bensinið
accusative bensin bensinið
dative bensini bensininum
genitive bensins bensinsins

Indonesian

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Etymology

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From Dutch benzine, from German Benzin. Doublet of benzena.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈbɛnsɪn]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: bèn‧sin

Noun

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bènsin (first-person possessive bensinku, second-person possessive bensinmu, third-person possessive bensinnya)

  1. gasoline (US), petrol (UK)

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Norwegian Bokmål

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Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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bensin m (definite singular bensinen, uncountable)

  1. gasoline (US), petrol (UK, AUS, NZ)

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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bensin m (definite singular bensinen, uncountable)

  1. petrol (UK), gasoline (US)

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Swedish

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Etymology

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From German Benzin, from Benzoe + -in.

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bensin c

  1. gasoline, petrol

Declension

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Declension of bensin 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative bensin bensinen
Genitive bensins bensinens
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Anagrams

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Tok Pisin

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Etymology

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Cognate to Bislama bensin (petrol) (a term which entered Bislama before 1885). According to Terry Crowley, the term derives either from German Benzin, or from English benzene, as the meaning of that term was not as narrow or technical in the nineteenth century as it is today.[1]

Noun

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bensin

  1. gasoline, petrol

References

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  1. ^ Terry Crowley, Beach-la-Mar to Bislama: the emergence of a national language in Vanuatu (1990), page 137.